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Dream of Wings Americans and the Airplane, 1875-1905

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ISBN-10: 0393322270

ISBN-13: 9780393322279

Edition: 2002

Authors: Tom D. Crouch

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For decades before the Wright brothers took off, a community of engineers, scientists and dreamers had tried to fly. A Dream of Wings brings to life these characters and their contraptions.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836

Preface to the 1989 Edition
Acknowledgments
Huffman Prairie, 1994
An Engineer Discovers the Airplane
Experiments in Aerodynamics
Chanute and Progress in Flying Machines
A Meeting in Chicago
Boston: The Third Circle
S. P. Langley: The Scientist as Engineer
Lilienthal and the Americans
Chanute: The Glider Years
Herring Alone, 1896-1898
Two Gentlemen from Dayton
The Great Aerodrome
December 1903: The Month of the Flying Machines
Epilogue: The Old Order Passes, 1905-1948
Notes
Bibliography
Index